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Bill Newbold

Senior Counsel

St. Louis
314 552 6088 direct

Bill tries complex cases before various state and federal courts in the United States.

His last four cases tried to verdict included an oil and gas case in Denver, Colorado, a class action medical monitoring tobacco case in Wheeling, West Virginia, a policy holder insurance coverage action in St. Louis, Missouri, and a products liability case in St. Louis, Missouri. He also tried a civil RICO case in Washington, D.C. styled United States of America v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al.

Bill's many distinctions include:
- American College of Trial Lawyers
- Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2005-2016)
- International Society of Barristers
- Member of Firm’s Management Committee
- Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2005-2013)

Publications

"Recent Trends and Defense Strategies for Pharmaceutical Class Actions";
The St. Louis Bar Journal, Spring 2005

"Case Management Orders in Toxic Tort Litigation";
American Bar Association in conjunction with seminar on Environmental Toxic Torts, April 1990

"An Effective Medical Defense: The Key to Toxic Tort Success";
Environmental and Toxic Tort Defense, a special publication of Defense Research Institute, February 1989

"How to Defend Against Three of the Most Difficult Medical Claims in a Toxic Tort Case";
Environmental and Toxic Tort Defense, a special publication of Defense Research Institute, February 1989

Presentations

"Advice from the Experts: Successful Strategies for Winning Commercial Cases in Federal Court";
The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis/Missouri Bar, St. Louis, Missouri, May 8, 2003

"Medical Monitoring: The Case of the Future?";
St. Louis, Missouri, June 24, 2002

Moderator, "Nuts and Bolts of Trial Practice";
American College of Trial Lawyers/Missouri Bar St. Louis, Missouri, November, 1996

"Discovery and Pretrial Practice in the Federal Court"
Annual Meeting of the Missouri Bar, St. Louis, Missouri, September 29, 1993

"Defending Toxic Tort Cases";
University of Missouri-Kansas City, St. Louis, Missouri, October 21, 1993

"Managing the Complex Case";
Toxic Tort Section of the Chemical Manufacturers Association, Seattle, Washington, June, 1992

"The Longest Toxic Tort Case in History";
presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Barristers, Key Largo, Florida, April, 1992

American Bar Association Seminar on Environmental Litigation, Breckenridge, Colorado,
February 7, 1991

"Toxic Torts";
meeting of the General Counsel of the American Association of Railroads, Chicago, Illinois, September, 1990

"Overview of Current Developments in the Law of Business Torts";
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, April, 1990

"Use of Case Management Plans in Mass Toxic Tort Cases";
American Bar Association Seminar on Environmental and Toxic Torts, Texas, April, 1990

"Case Management of Multiple Plaintiff Toxic Tort Cases";
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, West Virginia, August, 1989

"Overview of Current Developments in the Law of Business Torts";
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, April, 1989

"The Epidemiologist & Toxic Torts";
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Vancouver, B.C., July 25, 1988

"Preparation of Medical Evidence in a Mass Toxic Tort Case";
Chemical Manufacturers Association, Chicago, Illinois, July 14, 1988